Having a blog: when you don’t know what to write about (help!)

Having a blog: when you don’t know what to write about (help!)

When starting a blog -- regardless of the debate on whether or not blogs are dying a slow death -- I set clear goals: keep myself sane while looking for a new job, trying to hold myself accountable for a better health (food and sports), and maintain my sense of humor. Did I succeed at [...]

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Colors of Brazil

Colors of Brazil

It is a Monday -- in my opinion, the least exciting day of the week. Some would say it is an opportunity for a new challenge, but those are also probably the people who set New Year's resolutions and actually stick to them. Me? I'm more of a "let's make decisions on a random July day [...]

Waking up in Rio

Waking up in Rio

“This is it,” I thought while looking outside of the airplane window just before landing in Rio de Janeiro, “the adventure is about to begin. Brace yourself, girl, I have a feeling this is nothing like you’ve ever seen before.”  I was excited to land in Rio, as Brazil had been on my bucket list's top 5 [...]